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Dublin 29er Duo Win RYA Northern Ireland Youth Championships

23rd September 2019
Toppers were the biggest fleet of the 30th edition of the RYA NI youth championships Toppers were the biggest fleet of the 30th edition of the RYA NI youth championships Photo: SLYC/Facebook

Dubliners Rian McDonnell Geraghty and Nathan Van Steenberge from the National Yacht Club were the nine-boat 29er class winners at the 2019 RYA Northern Ireland Youth Sailing Championships at Strangford Lough Yacht Club at the weekend.

Over 140 boats overcame some challenging wind conditions on both days to enjoy some great end of season racing on the Lough for the 30th edition of the RYA event.

In the 420 class, East Antrim and Malahide duo of Lucy Kane and Emma Gallagher were winners of the ten boat fleet. 

County Antrim's Ellen Barbour was the 15-boat Laser 4.7 winner with Royal St. George's Tom Higgins from Dublin Bay the winner of the 27-boat Radial fleet. 

The Topper 5.3 fleet, the biggest of the regatta with 35 entries, was won by Ballyholme's Hannah Dadley-Young.

Download full results below

Published in Youth Sailing Team

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